One dead as freight train topples onto Mexican homes
17 June 2021 | 10:34 am
A freight train derailed and toppled onto houses alongside the tracks in western Mexico on Tuesday, killing one resident and injuring three others, emergency services said.
Authorities say travelers were kidnapped at gunpoint by unknown assailants. Africa's most populous country, Nigeria is plagued by terror, banditry and ethnic clashes as elections loom.
US President Joe Biden is in Mexico for the first time since taking office as North American leaders gather there for a summit. DW looks at some of the issues the host country is facing.
German engineering giant Siemens says it's received its largest-ever order from government-owned Indian Railways. The deal is for 1,200 electric locomotives over 11 years, and their repair and maintenance for 35 years.
Paris St. Germain train in Doha on the eve of their friendly against a Riyadh XI which pits Lionel Messi against Cristiano Ronaldo in Saudi Arabia.
Two people have been killed and seven wounded in a knife attack on a train in Germany. The attack took place in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein that borders Denmark. A young man is in police custody.
Once enacted, the electoral body reforms would reduce salaries and funding for local election offices. Additionally, they would lessen sanctions for candidates who fail to report campaign spending.
Ovidio Guzman, 32, was arrested for a second time in January this year. He faces charges in the United States relating to trafficking cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana into the country.
Tens of thousands of Mexicans marched against the president's overhaul of the electoral commission, which the US State Department welcomed as a "great debate on electoral reforms."
Greek authorities have arrested a railroad station master after a passenger train collision that killed dozens. Local media described the incident as the country's deadliest train accident.
The station manager has been arrested and admitted responsibility, according to the Greek government. The death toll is continuing to rise after the the country's worst ever train tragedy.
Student organizations have called for more protests as railworkers extend their 24-hour strike. Anger has been directed toward the government after 57 people were killed in a train crash.
Authorities in Colombia have devised a plan with zoos and wildlife sanctuaries in India, Mexico and Ecuador to rehome a group of invasive and territorial hippos descended from Pablo Escobar's exotic animal collection.
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